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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Rehydration Project
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Rehydration Project
Web address:http://www.rehydrate.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct347939
Date of initial review: 28 Jun 2000
Validity of certificate10 Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Date of last visit14 Jan 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Due to the size of the site, sections of the site are evaluated on a quarterly basis. This is ongoing and a major update/evaluation of the site sections and pages is planned for the 2nd quarter of 2013.
The information provider is an Internet professional and not a medical professional.

Selected information is peer-reviewed for it's health/medical accuracy by subject experts and our Trustees and then published. Content is regularly revisited and new information is added as required.
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2. Presentation of the site
On this web site
Clear, practical advice on preventing and treating diarrhoeal diseases. Guidelines from medical authorities on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, causes and risk factors, tests, training tips, feedback from the field, alternative medicine and much more for patients and health professionals. News on developments in the control, management, treatment and prevention of diarrhoeal diseases.
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for patients and health professionals.
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Purpose of the website
The information on our web site is for general purposes and knowledge only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice or treatment and should not be construed as definitive or binding. Rehydration Project cannot answer questions about specific medical conditions.
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3. Confidentiality

Privacy, Confidentiality and Security Policy


Of the information we learn about you from your visit to rehydrate.org, we store only the following: the domain name from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the Web site from which you direct-linked to our site. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Your data will not be recorded in our own database nor will the information be...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Bhutta ZA, Bird SM, Black RE, et al. Therapeutic effects of oral zinc in acute and persistent diarrhea in children in developing countries: Pooled analysis of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2000. 72(6):1516-1522.
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updated: 09 January, 2013
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5. Justification of claims
Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), a simple, cost-effective treatment given at home using either packets of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) costing about 10 cents each or a simple home solution of sugar, salt and water can prevent about 90% of child deaths from diarrhoeal dehydration.
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6. User support and adequation
Contact Rehydration Project

The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust

Nand Wadhwani
TST P O Box 95020, Kowloon
Hong Kong

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Phone: +852 3482 5121
Fax: +1 913 273-8778
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
The Rehydration Project web site is funded by The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust, a Hong Kong registered charity no 91/10374. The Trust is funded by our Trustees and private donations. These sources of funding have no influence on the editorial content of the website and there is no conflict of interest.

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8. Advertising policy
No advertising on this site.
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